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Trouble Importing on Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF and Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4

March 17, 2016

For importing Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF into Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4 flawlessly, an ultimate solution we found would be to transcode/compress 4K MXF to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro.

Source From: Premiere Pro Won't Import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files

Canon C300 Mark II is a hot camcorder on the current market, especially its spec, impress user greatly and attract more and more people to buy this excellent 4K camcorder. Featured with a Super 35mm CMOS sensor, this Canon camcorder has the capacity of supporting 4K recording with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. What's more, this camera incorporates the new Canon XF-AVC codec that allows 4K image data to be recorded internally onto CFast(2.0) cards (H.264 in an MXF wrapper).

However, when you import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF footage to Premiere Pro for editing, you'll get disappointed since Premiere Pro doesn't seem to natively support the new Canon XF-AVC codec. In order to fix this dilemma, the recommended suggestion is to change MXF to a Premiere Pro more edit-friendly video format like MPEG-2 initially.



In this case, Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is best choice to get the work done. It lets you transcode 4K MXF to MPEG-2, Apple InterMediate Codec, Apple ProRes, DNxHD and more, so as to smoothly add them into Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE, FCP, Avid Media Composer to do further editing. Besides, the program is developed with some useful editing features, including joining clips, adding subtitles, compressing files... to satisfy your simple editing demands. If you have MXF editing issues on Windows PC, get the MXF Converter to solve the problem.

Full Guide: Encode Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS

Step 1: Add MXF files to the converter

Launch Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac, and click the “Add Files” button to load 4k or 1080p .mxf videos for converting.



Step 2: Choose Premiere friendly format

Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

PS: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.



Step 3: Start Canon C300 MK II MXF conversion

As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Canon C300 Mark ii MXF to Premiere Pro conversion on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can copy the converted Canon C300 MK II (4K) files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 with smooth workflow.

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